Kirana Gharana : Parampara Aani Pravah (with CD)

Writer – Dr. Atindra Sarvadikar

[Marathi Language]

ISBN : 978 8193 375 815

The book was released on 14th May 2017 in the hands of the legend of the Kirana Gharana ‘Padmabhushan’ Dr. Prabha Atre. The book is authored by today’s young and talented vocalist Dr. Atindra Sarvadikar, disciple of Dr. Prabhatai Atre.

The book conveys a deep and quality research work regarding style and changes occurred in the style of the ‘Kirana Gharana’. The accompanying CD is an added feature of this book which contains the demonstrations of unpublished and yet undocumented compositions of Pandit Firoz Dastoor, a stalwart of Kirana tradition. Mrs. Usha Deshpande a senior disciple of Pandit Dastoor and Dr. Atindra Sarvadikar have demonstrated these compositions.

This book deals with various aspects of music performance mainly in the style of Kirana Gharana. Traditional structure of this Gharana and changing trends generated in it are studied with deep sensitivity, understanding and analytical approach. Dr. Atindra’s diverse experience as a singer, composer, teacher and researcher has lent authenticity to this work. He unfolds artistically the creative process of music making right from the birth of khyal, birth of Gharanas and till contemporary music making scenario. He also has taken brief overview of changing trends occurred in the other Gharanas. His most observations are based on recordings and interviews of noted personalities; hence it is more related to performance and todays music making.

The book lists names of various artists thru Guru-Shishya tradition from all the main four gharanas viz. Gwalior, Agra, Jaipur & Kirana.

Price: Rs400.00


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